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The Sri Lankan painted frog

Kaloula taprobanica

Description:

The Sri Lankan painted frog is native to Sri Lanka but also to India, Bangladesh and Nepal. It is a fossorial species, spending the day buried in the leaf litter, in loose soil or under fallen logs, but can also climb into the branches of trees. The habitats it prefers include dry forests, coconut and rubber plantations, wetlands, rice fields and disturbed areas close to dwellings.



1 species ID suggestions

painted frog
Kaloula taprobanica Kaloula taprobanica

21 Comments

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you Antonio and Arun.

Arun
Arun 2 years ago

Great spotting

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you yeskay. .

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you Marek Koszorek..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you keithRoragen..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you Marta and prineet the frog..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you LaurenZarate..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you KostasZontanos.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you BrunoMoller.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you DanielePralong..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you so much LisaPowers for the exact ID..

Jellis
Jellis 2 years ago

Wow great call Lisa

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 2 years ago

Lovely specimen! Congratulations. :-)

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you DrNamgyaIT.Sherpa..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you Mauron..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you Jae..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you haribon-sherwin..

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thanks Jellis for the suggestion..

Jellis
Jellis 2 years ago

Banded means bands. This has a mottled pattern. I think this is closer to
Beddome's toad Duttaphrynus beddomii
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bufo_beddo...

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you Sukanya..

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

I am guessing banded bullfrog (Kaloula pulchra)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banded_bul...

Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 12.91, Long: 80.07

Spotted on Apr 1, 2016
Submitted on Apr 1, 2016

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